Politico: Government isn’t working — so mayors say hire them
… It’s not just Washington.
“As state politics and national politics get more and more partisan, people are starting to look at local government as the last level where things really get done, and governing takes precedence over politics,” said Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett, a Republican running for governor of Oklahoma and a former president of the Conference of Mayors.
Cornett said he hasn’t had to sell that case to voters. “It’s them telling me that,” Cornett said. “They’re fed up.”…